Happy August! New music for the new month.  New double shots, just because. You're welcome! Now, let's do this damn thing!
The Jazz Hole host Linus celebrates Swiss National Day by playing spinning Swiss artists, including Eliane Amherd’s new album La Dégustation
ICYMI: Musicians, bands, and artists we’ve been throwing at you all week, plus other music news.
Gamblers is a Long Island, NY-based rock band led by songwriter Michael McManus. With catchy hooks, indie rock grit, pop melodies, psych rock and dance touches, as well as creative production, the collective has a way of defying description while making super memorable tunes. Here, they give us a tour of their recording/practice space and share a stripped-down taste of their music. Small World is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Past Is PresentBTRtv Revisited

The BTRtv team has had the good fortune to capture impressive performances with plenty of artists over the years. Here's a look back at a few of those that we still think back on often...

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Plus 'Old' movie jokes, dying democracy, and stories of triumph this week on BTRtoday.
A new Axios poll finds that Americans favor vaccine mandates, and that approval has increased in the past two months.
As hospitals across the country fill with people suffering from COVID-19, especially in states where vaccination rates are low, conservative media has changed their messaging.
The state of the left and the challenges ahead, and conservatives react to the Delta spike. Chicago Sunrise Movement Rallies for a Green New Deal Chicago, Illinois Photo courtesy of  Charles Edward Miller via Wikimedia Commons
Plus Tom Brady trolling Trump, a major league name change, doomsday scenes, and more.
The idea that Congress must approve student debt cancellation is false, but the Speaker of the House said it anyway.
During a CNN town hall that featured a few flubs, the president provided a business owner with a simple strategy to get people back to work.
After a bad breakup, Lo Gwynn tattooed herself as a way to give herself new skin. She shares how tattooing saved her from a dark time in her life and created a new passion for herself.
Lakes is a UK-based band whose album Start Again is out now. Here, Roberto Cappellina delivers a fantastic solo acoustic performance. Audio and video for this session was recorded by bandmate Matt Shaw.
Mario Gutierrez is a Brooklyn-based musician originally from Miami. Known for his drumming in several great NYC bands, niecesandnephews is his experimental pop project where he stretches his musical wings in all directions - with hints of indie rock, ambient folk, americana, and electronic music, Mario ties it all together with a hazy, dreamlike aesthetic. Here, he presents a lush, solo performance from home. Stay tuned for the followup videos, which present a bit of a departure in sound and vision. Mnemosyne is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
The Tin Can Collective take the top spot! Steph Wall, Cochemea, Yves Tumor, Anthonie Tonnon make countdown debuts.
Lollapalooza Is Back! The Listening Booth is your guide w/electro from Post Animal & Porches + alt rock via White Reaper & The Aquadolls!
Crank up your speakers & enjoy wicked new riddims by Konshens, Usain Bolt, Khem, Skillibeng, GBlak, Dasilva, Gappy Ranks, Gangoolie, Fambo!
Infrastructure, the filibuster, Joe Manchin, and a new Dem PAC to push back on progressives. Karen Gillan plays an assassin. Plus music by Nova One and Black Nash.
New music courtesy of Mega Bog, Monica LaPlante, Joan As Police Woman, Rodrigo Amarante, and more!